Assistance to Persons of Concern (PoCs) in Kathmandu
PoC Office in Kathmandu with 80% field visits
Project Manager, Assistance to PoCs in Kathmandu
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of Project Manager-PoC, the Employment Promotion Officer (EPO) is responsibility for smooth implementation of LWF Nepal's Assistance to Persons of Concerns project employment related activities following LWF and UNHCR strategies, policies, guidelines and plans (PPA). EPO shall also work closely with PoC sector leads, LWF Nepal programmatic leaders and functional heads and successfully carry following tasks:
Familiarize with human rights guaranteed by Nepal constitutions, laws and bylaws and international legal instruments (conventions and covenants and guiding principles)
Familiarize and work in accordance with the Vision, Mission, Values, Principles, and Objectives of LWF Nepal as a humanitarian and development organization.
Familiarize and work in accordance with the established strategies, policies and guidelines of LWF Nepal.
Familiarize with and obey UNHCR Policy on Protection of Personal Data of Persons of Concerns.
Be free from the political influence of any parties and the political activities.
Strictly abide by the LWF Nepal Code of Conduct, Code of Ethics, Child Protection Policy, Complaint Response Mechanism etc.
1. Project Implementation:
Assist the Project Manager in coordination to ensure that the basic needs of all PoCs beneficiaries are met.
Work closely with Enterprise Development Officer in overall livelihood activities.
Be responsible for mapping of potential employers in the informal sectors.
Be responsible for networking with informal and private sectors including big business houses as the potential employers or business partners.
Take a lead to work in close coordination with PoCs beneficiaries to address their skills and demands in the market for job employment, for which s/he will spend 80% time in the field.
Ensure support to the PoCs beneficiaries with the vocational trainings or some materials/toolkits support if required for the job placement.
Work in a group approach modality in every community of PoCs.
Take lead in supporting the PoCs beneficiaries to link them for job opportunities in informal sectors.
Spend 80% in the field to conduct regular and rigorous monitoring and follow-ups of the POCs beneficiaries who are in job placement and have done vocational trainings in the years 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Monitor the attendance and performance of PoCs attending vocational/skill development courses in 2020.
Monitor and report back to the Project Manager on the utilization status of tools/support provided by LWF/UNHCR for job placement.
Conduct home visit on a regular basis. Should visit each household at-least once a month.
Be responsible to prepare monitoring plan, monitoring tools, monitoring reports and submit to the Project Manager on timely basis and ensure that the lessons learnt through monitoring and evaluations are captured, capitalized and incorporated into future proposal design.
Contribute to the monthly reports, mid-year and annual reports (narrative and financial), work plans and monitoring plans/report, project budget, installment plan and help ensure that these documents are submitted to UNHCR within the deadline.
Carry out additional duties assigned/requested by the Project Manager-PoC and LWF management.
2. Procurement, Distribution and Asset Management:
Support Project manager in developing procurement plan for PoC.
Liaise with selected vendors/suppliers and ensure timely and quality delivery of goods and services.
Support Project Manager to identify the need of PoCs.
Take lead to prepare the annual inventory and asset management plan for the project.
Qualification and Experience
Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Business Studies or relevant field.
At least 3 years of experience working in finance, logistics, asset management and drafting good quality written documents.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
Proficiency in English and Nepali (written and spoken).
Empathy and compassion towards refugees, understanding of their situation and high motivation to better their circumstances.
Flexibility and ability to work in a mixed team of foreigners, Nepalese and refugees.
Familiarity with human rights, legal, protection issues concerning refugees will be an advantage.
High level of organizational ability and integrity
Result oriented Nepalese individual candidates are requested to submit the CV along with the interest letter to Human Resource Department at firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 March 2020
Women from disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be notified for selection process. Canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification. Telephone enquiries will not be entertained.
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